The Perfect Cranberry Cosmo

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Nor Mac

By
@Adashofloverecipepage

This is the recipe I created. It Is the perfect any time cocktail. This martini has the perfect balance of Sweet and sour. I designed this martini to make by the pitcher. I made this for a party. It was a huge hit. I had to make three pitchers of it. It all went. That says a lot. Considering, Only 5 people were drinking that day. The men like it too. This is not a girly martini. If you enjoy a martini that packs a little bit of a punch This is the one to try. I hope you all enjoy my perfect Martini. Cheers!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    fresh or frozen cranberries thawed
  • 1 3/4 c
    cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    lime juice fresh or other
  • 1 tsp
    orange zest
  • NOTE : FOR A LESS STRONGER MARTINI. REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF VODKA AND ORANGE LIQUOR BY 1/4 CUP EACH

  • 1 c
    vodka ( i used grey goose.
  • 3/4 c
    clear orange liquor such as patron, grand marnier or other
  • OPTIONAL GARNISHES

  • 1/4 c
    sugar for rims of glasses
  • 1/4 c
    cranberry juice for dipping rims of glasse
  • ·
    16 - 20 cranberries
  • ·
    and orange peel curl, a lime cut into wedges or orange peel
  • EQUIPMENT

  • Equipment
    a sieve, shaker with built-in strainer , and a blender
  • ·
    ice cubes

How to Make The Perfect Cranberry Cosmo

Step-by-Step

  1. This step is optional. Place 1/4 cup of cranberry juice In a shallow bowl. Set aside. Place 1/4 c of sugar on a plate. Dip the rims of the glasses into the juice. Dip into the sugar coating all sides of rims. Set glasses aside.
  2. Place cranberries, water, sugar, lime juice, vodka, orange liquor, cranberry juice, and orange zest in to a blender. Blend on high speed approximately one minute, or until cranberries are pureed.
  3. Poor cranberry mixture through a sieve to catch juice in to a pitcher or bowl. You may need a spoon to force some of the juice through. Discard the cranberry remnants that are left over. Store in a pitcher and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  4. When ready to serve. Place a few ice cubes into a shaker. Add some of the martini mixture. Give it a few vigorous Shakes. and strain into glass.
    Optional: garnish glass of Martini. Cheers!

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